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Rugged Ridge 5-Piece Door Handle Recess Guard Kit - Black (07-17 Wrangler JK 4 Door)

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Features, Video & Details

  • Door Handle Recess Guards
  • ABS Plastic
  • Black
  • Sold as a Set of 5
  • Simple Installation
  • Weather Resistant
  • Customized Appearance
  • Tape Included
  • Protects Paint
  • For Doors and Tailgate
  • Attaches with Tape (Inlcuded)
  • Fit 2007-2017 Jeep Wranglers

Review & Installation Video

Review & Install Video

Key Features. One of the areas on Jeeps that always get beat up is the recessed part of the door under the handles. Fingernails, keys, and whatever else is constantly hitting the paint, resulting in a look that's less than stellar. These Rugged Ridge Door Handle Recess Guards fix the problem by covering up any present damage and preventing more in the future. They're made to match the black plastic door handles, so they compliment the look of your rig and make it appear even more customized. Installation is simple and the material is durable.

Construction. Constructed out of high-quality ABS plastic, these Door Handle Recess Guards are UV treated so they won't easily fade or crack from sitting in the sun. Like the other plastic bits on your Jeep, the clean up nice and resist scratching. A double-sided tape is included for installation, with automotive-grade adhesive that's designed to hold up under constant exporsure to extreme temperatures and dust.

Installation. This is one of the easiest modifications for a Jeep. There are absolutely no tools needed, but you do have to clean the area around the handles, plus all five exterior handles extremely well. If you don't get all the grime off the paint, plus dry everything super well, the included tape might not work right, so this is critical. You should dry fit each guard before actually trying to install it, just so you're familiar with how to get them behind the handles and how they fit in the recessses. Once you do peel off the protective film from the double-sided tape, press the guards against the doors for about a minute for maximum adhesion, then be cautious with the guards for about 24 hours. After that, you shouldn't have to worry.

Application. Rugged Ridge makes these Door Handle Recess Guards to fit perfectly on all 2007-2017 Jeep Wranglers and Wrangler Unlimiteds.

Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Details

What's in the Box
  • (5) Door Handle Recess Guards
  • Double Sided Tape
Installation Info
Will it fit my Wrangler?
  • JK Unlimited - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
  • JK Rubicon - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

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5/5
Easy install, factory look...

Clean all the recess' with alcohol wipes, especially the back door gets really nasty. ***Very Important*** do a "test-fit" and rotate the guard, you will find a "sweet-spot" where it seems to fit PERFECTLY, ...

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5/5
Recess handle guards

GIVES MY WHITE 2014 wrangler more of a rugged look

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Overall Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars
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Overall Rating 4.9

out of 5 stars

Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

  • Fit 4.7 4.7
  • Appearance 4.9 4.9
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.7 4.7



  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    February 24, 2017

    Easy install, factory look...

    Clean all the recess' with alcohol wipes, especially the back door gets really nasty. ***Very Important*** do a "test-fit" and rotate the guard, you will find a "sweet-spot" where it seems to fit PERFECTLY, remove tape, carefully put in place, then press to seat.

    DwayneH

    Year: 2017Submodel: Rubicon

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    January 18, 2017

    Recess handle guards

    GIVES MY WHITE 2014 wrangler more of a rugged look

    Niroc

    Year: 2014Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    September 29, 2016

    Nice upgrade!

    Wow what a difference a simple inexpensive addition can make. Should have been part of the original design in my opinion. Install was quick and simple (I spent more time peeling off the tape backing than actually installing). THE ONLY negative is the tape is rather thick and if you are really looking close you can see a slight gap between this and the door itself. Really you have to look close though. Love them.

    Longneck

    Year: 2016Submodel: Rubicon Unlimited

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    September 27, 2015

    Pleasant Surprise

    I purchased these more to round out an order than because I thought they were needed. When I received them I was initially disappointed that 5 pieces of plastic cost $30+... They rattled around in the garage for a week before I put them on.... After a quick and easy install I am extremely pleased and happy with my purchase. They look factory, and jeep should have put them on. Functional, looks good, serves a purpose other than looks..... Happy with them now that they are on.

    Bitterborn

    Year: 2015Oklahoma City, OK, USA

    Helpful (1)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    April 03, 2014

    Simple and subtle

    Was looking for something for the exterior of my jeep and found these. They only take a few minutes to put on. Take a few extra moments to line each one up perfectly before you apply. Once they're stuck on, good luck getting them off. They add a nice touch to the look of the jeep, but they don't exactly stand out. That's why I like them, subtle but cool. I would buy them again.

    Dan5150

    Year: 2011Pittsburgh, PA, USA

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    January 24, 2014

    item that Jeep should install

    Installed on my 2014 JK in less than 30 minutes. My Jeep is Granite gray and these inserts added additional black trim on the Jeep and also serves to protect the door recesses. Good product !!

    RIM69

    Year: 2014Gravette, Ar.

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    January 24, 2014

    Great Product

    Nice touch to my jeep. Protects the paint from the Mrs. finger nails! :) Looks aggressive too. Easy install.

    Jeepster

    Year: 2011Surprise, AZ

    Helpful (1)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 30, 2017

    Handle guard

    Very nice product. Thought it would be unique but we now see a lot of them. Very easy to install. Just bring it to the door slowly so it sticks where you want it to be

    ErnieC

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 25, 2017

    Door Handle Recess Guard

    Simple installation and they look great. You'll need to test fit it first to ensure a snug fit with no gaps. Good product for the money spent.

    RayP

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 25, 2017

    Looks sharp

    Install was easy, just make sure to line up before you take off adhesive.

    MattS

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 25, 2017

    Protecting my truck

    Adult Protective work very well looks like an original part that belongs to the car I'm happy with it thanks

    JohnR

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 20, 2017

    Install

    Sooo easy even my husband was able to install them. Just kidding they were easy to install fit could be a little tighter.

    CynthiaC

    Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 18, 2017

    Easy Install! Very Functional

    The video was great and really helped make the process very easy. I am now protected against scrapes and scratches around each door handle.

    PhattDaddy

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 13, 2017

    Nice little touch of flair to your JK!

    My wife normally cringes when I put trim items on like this (and to be fair, on most vehicles, they are cringe-inducing) but this is a JK and well, they're made to be modded and these little guards are great adds adding just a tiny touch of cool. The install is so easy a caveman could do it. Get 'em!

    FrankF

    Year: 2011Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    July 13, 2017

    Easy Install

    This product was very easy to install and provides protection from scratches

    foneguy77

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    June 25, 2017

    protect your jeep

    keeps your jeep protected and look good. adds value and installs very easy. can not ask for a better product

    williaml

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    June 22, 2017

    Nice addition

    Nice protection from scratches and adds a nice color pop. Very happy.

    DrDeeds

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    June 18, 2017

    Worth the purchase

    Really like the product. Good fit and easy install. Look great and will do the job as advertised.

    JeffF

    Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    June 16, 2017

    Door Guards

    Really makes the Jeep look good and protects the door from scratches.

    WilliamS

    Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

    May 31, 2017

    Nice touch

    Like the added touch to the overall look of my Jeep.

    MarkD

    Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (0)

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